Richard Dixon

Distinguished Research Professor
Categories
Research Area: 
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Contact Information
Office: 
LIFE B314
Phone: 
(940) 565-2308
E-mail Address: 
Richard.Dixon@unt.edu
Dr. Dixon's research interests include: modification of lignin and cell wall polymers in bioenergy crops; improvement of forage quality in alfalfa; flavonoid compounds and human health.

Degrees:

  • Doctor of Science, University of Oxford
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Botany, University of Oxford.
  • Master of Arts, Biochemistry, University of Oxford

Selected Publications:

 The following are the most recent publications of Dixon's:

  • A polymer of caffeyl alcohol in plant seeds. (2012)
  • MATE2 mediates vacuolar sequestration of flavonoid glycosides and glycoside malonates in Medicago truncatula. (2011)
  • Salicylic acid mediates the reduced growth of lignin down-regulated plants. (2011)